Mega Moolah is a progressive jackpot slot machine from Microgaming famous for setting several Guinness World Records for the biggest slot payout. Many players consider Mega Moolah to be single-handedly responsible for popularizing the genre of online progressive jackpot slots. Despite being released back in 2006, the game continues to be played by millions of slot fans all around the world.
The success of the game has led to a series of spin-off titles being developed by Microgaming. These include Mega Moolah Isis and Absolootly Mad Mega Moolah.
Theme and Symbols
The game has a wildlife theme and is set against the backdrop of the African Savannah.
The game’s base symbols include elephants, buffalo, giraffes, zebras, and kudus. The picture of a lion acts as the wild symbol. The monkey symbol serves as the scatter the triggers the game’s free spin bonus round (n.b. the progressive jackpot is not active during the free spin round).
Mega Moolah Jackpot Guinness World Record
Mega Moolah holds a Guinness World Record for the largest jackpot payout by an online slot machine game. The record was set on October 6, 2015. Jon Heywood of Cardiff, United Kingdom won a jackpot of over $20,000,000 USD (17,879,645 EURO).
The previous several Guinness World Records in this category had also been set at Mega Moolah machines.
- A progressive jackpot slot famous for setting several Guinness World Records for the biggest slot payout.